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Political Science Department News: People

Semester in Harrisburg Provides IUP Students State Government Experience

Tiffany Fox, a criminology/pre-law major from Irwin and Julia McBride, a political science major from McKeesport are two of 13 students participating in the THIS program, which provides students the opportunity to work in all areas of state government while earning a full semester’s worth of credits.

Posted on 2/2/2015 3:40:25 PM

Asian Studies Faculty Sternfeld and Baker Participate in CERIS Book Discussion for Educators

Rachel Sternfeld (Political Science) and Christine Baker (History) took part in a book discussion focused on Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa at the University of Pittsburgh on February 20.

Posted on 3/17/2015 12:50:00 PM

IUP Model European Union Team Gains Awards

IUP students participated in two Model European Union simulations in 2014, and won awards on both occasions.

Posted on 1/20/2015 1:56:46 PM

Founding Father for a Day

Four faculty members will once again don 18th-century attire and reprise their portrayals of four authors of the U.S. Constitution as part of IUP’s celebration of Constitution Day on Monday, September 15.

Posted on 9/11/2014 2:05:25 PM

Jackson to Teach in China on International Relations

During summer 2014, Steven Jackson will teach two short courses on innovative topics at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China.

Posted on 6/17/2014 10:09:11 AM

Admissions Director of Widener Law School Coming to IUP

Eric Kniskern, director of Admissions for the Harrisburg campus of Widener Law School, will be at IUP to answer questions about the law school admissions process on Monday, February 24.

Posted on 2/18/2014 2:38:56 PM

Political Science Grad Student Corran Recognized by Center for Digital Humanities

Political Science graduate student Matt Corran was named by IUP’s Center for the Digital Humanities and Culture to be a 2014 HASTAC Scholar.

Posted on 10/29/2013 2:53:28 PM

Jackson Discusses U.S.-Japan-China Relationship and Power Transition Theory

Steven Jackson, Political Science Department, presented “Pivots, Transitions, and Distractions: Power Transition Theory and the US-Japan-China Relationship 2000–2012” as part of the official program of the 2013 Power Transition in Asia Seminar, July 24–25 in Australia.

Posted on 9/26/2013 4:04:48 PM

What Would the Founding Fathers Do About the Syria Crisis?

“Original Intentions? A Chat with the Founding Fathers” will offer the IUP community a chance to learn what the authors of the U.S. Constitution hoped to achieve when they wrote the document. 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2013.

Posted on 9/13/2013 11:50:50 AM

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